If you own a smartphone, you probably have the YouTube app installed, and it’s one of the most used mobile applications on the planet. It isn’t always a good thing to have unlocked if you have kids, as there are plenty of videos not safe for children out there. If you keep your kids away from YouTube, you can now turn them loose thanks to the new YouTube Kids app.
A lot of people watch videos on their mobile devices, and it’s safe to say that YouTube isn’t going out of business anytime soon. We’ve seen a couple of smartphones with built-in Pico projectors, but The Beam projector is the first gadget we’ve seen that turns an ordinary light socket into a projector.
Rovio is known for Angry Birds, and there is no doubt it’s the studios bread and butter. It isn’t the only game they are involved in though as there Rovio Stars label has put out some pretty slick games. You can now add one more to that list with the recently released Jolly Jam.
If you watch movies or TV episodes on your PC, there is a very good chance you are familiar with the VLC player. The popular program recently shed its Beta tag for Android (before disappearing), and now we’re getting word a major update is on the way. Ready for Chromecast support through the VLC app?
The App Store and Google Play are vast collections full of more games than you could ever hope to play, and we’re just talking about the English stores. What’s popular in one region may never arrive in another local, but one of Japan’s most popular mobile titles has just arrived in the US. It’s called the One Piece Treasure Cruise game, and you can thank Namco Bandai for killing your free time.
If you want a cool gadget, crowdfunding sites are a great place to turn and there is plenty of mobile tech in need of funding. With that in mind, we’re going to start something called Kickstarter Mobile, where we pick a cool mobile project each week. First up, is a mobile accessory called the Kalt Infrared Thermometer.
The Transformers were insanely popular in the 80s, and whether you like it or not, they received a resurgence thanks to Michael Bay. There are dozens of Transformers games out there these days, and mobile gamers have a new one to play with as DeNA has just dropped Transformers: Battle Tactics for iOS and Android.
When FX’s Sons of Anarchy rode off into the sunset last year, it left a lot of fans with a bit of a hollow feeling. When news that a Sons of Anarchy game was heading to mobiles, many were skeptical… us included. Well, that game has actually arrived, and you can now grab Sons of Anarchy The Prospect straight from the App Store.
Last year, a killer game by the name of Monument Valley grabbed a lot of Android gamers attention. As with any popular title, we expected to see “clones” but that hasn’t happened as it’s hard to replicate something that cool. When we first saw Ketchapp’s Skyward arrive on the Play Store, it’s style screamed Monument Valley, but we were pleasantly surprised that it’s on the opposite end of the casual gaming spectrum.
People still haven’t embraced wearables with open arms, but Apple hopes to change that with the Apple Watch release. We already know quite a bit about the company’s first smartwatch, but they’ve remained pretty quiet when it comes to battery life. Well, we may have just gotten some information on the Apple Watch battery life, and it isn’t the best news.
Whether you love or loathe animated features, the LEGO Movie struck a chord with a lot of folks young and old. The film was a huge hit, and the video game did pretty well for itself as well. If you’re a brickhead that loves mobile games, today is your lucky day as Warner Bros. has dropped The LEGO Movie Video Game for iOS.